Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,447 Show data context 107 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 714 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,856 Show data context 4,748 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 11 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 3,591 Show data context 10 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,453 Show data context 651 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,244 Show data context 23 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 505 Show data context 276 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 69 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 801 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,131 Show data context 40 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 599 Show data context 17 Show data context
P: Education 270 Show data context 455 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 244 Show data context 282 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 342 Show data context 1,138 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,036 Show data context 8,184 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,913 Show data context 262 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 647 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,423 Show data context 7,615 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 106 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 32 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 3,366 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,663 Show data context 1,114 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,522 Show data context 34 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 733 Show data context 811 Show data context
J: Information and communication 108 Show data context 28 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 111 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 302 Show data context 492 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 604 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 691 Show data context 121 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 783 Show data context 43 Show data context
P: Education 167 Show data context 610 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 183 Show data context 375 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 476 Show data context 2,285 Show data context
T: Activities of households 420 Show data context 6,235 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,910 Show data context 100 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,801 Show data context 16 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 20,989 Show data context 14,906 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 322 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 72 Show data context 17 Show data context
F: Construction 7,492 Show data context 43 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,320 Show data context 2,399 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,244 Show data context 79 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,210 Show data context 958 Show data context
J: Information and communication 205 Show data context 67 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 497 Show data context 14 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 116 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,160 Show data context 35 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,160 Show data context 91 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,072 Show data context 90 Show data context
P: Education 480 Show data context 1,534 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 330 Show data context 605 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 839 Show data context 4,693 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,306 Show data context 13,540 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,104 Show data context 156 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,187 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 35,125 Show data context 26,461 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 798 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 439 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 8,779 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,017 Show data context 4,641 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 18,065 Show data context 141 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,839 Show data context 2,231 Show data context
J: Information and communication 564 Show data context 382 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,823 Show data context 92 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 888 Show data context 101 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6,949 Show data context 1,385 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,040 Show data context 429 Show data context
P: Education 781 Show data context 1,875 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 614 Show data context 1,765 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,177 Show data context 5,833 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,078 Show data context 11,679 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,220 Show data context 75 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 597 Show data context 20 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 39,383 Show data context 22,281 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,930 Show data context 48 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 215 Show data context 73 Show data context
F: Construction 9,113 Show data context 74 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 19,692 Show data context 8,383 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 17,259 Show data context 943 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,808 Show data context 2,718 Show data context
J: Information and communication 149 Show data context 47 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,355 Show data context 649 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 288 Show data context 89 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,182 Show data context 434 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,456 Show data context 586 Show data context
P: Education 1,201 Show data context 2,400 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,117 Show data context 2,375 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,899 Show data context 2,868 Show data context
T: Activities of households 852 Show data context 9,641 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 6 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 584 Show data context 71 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 104 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 44,546 Show data context 20,952 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,137 Show data context 427 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 258 Show data context 32 Show data context
F: Construction 13,454 Show data context 582 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,152 Show data context 11,220 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 19,485 Show data context 2,310 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,720 Show data context 4,642 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,768 Show data context 1,567 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,833 Show data context 961 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 8,306 Show data context 2,505 Show data context
P: Education 2,121 Show data context 3,131 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,621 Show data context 5,077 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,538 Show data context 3,384 Show data context
T: Activities of households 281 Show data context 2,465 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 266 Show data context 90 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 34 Show data context 47 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 40,326 Show data context 14,967 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,431 Show data context 776 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 427 Show data context 95 Show data context
F: Construction 13,393 Show data context 1,183 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,674 Show data context 17,524 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 16,480 Show data context 3,378 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,862 Show data context 3,430 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,518 Show data context 2,461 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,419 Show data context 3,368 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 351 Show data context 312 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,292 Show data context 2,158 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 739 Show data context 1,334 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,874 Show data context 5,106 Show data context
P: Education 4,649 Show data context 8,887 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,844 Show data context 7,338 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,485 Show data context 3,787 Show data context
T: Activities of households 79 Show data context 791 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 9 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations, Table [1] , 'Occupation Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1881 - 1991 Census of Population
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, Economic activity County Leaflets, Table 3 , 'Industry and status by area of workplace and sex', for 'County, county boroughs, urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, conurbation centres'

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This classification of industry is that used by the 2011 Census, and forms the basic for our standardisation of historical information on industrial structure. The modern data are a classification of workers by their employers' business and count them by their place of work. However, before 1951 they are counted by place of residence, and before 1921 workers have to be classified by their individual occupations. Here we break the numbers in each industry down by gender, but this is not possible with the 2011 dat...


a, only with the re-districted and re-classified historical statisics.

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Date accessed: 16th July 2019